It started with a newspaper cutting from the Leeds Intelligencer, 24 October 1780, found by local historian, Barbara Winfield just after Christmas 2012, on the British Library Digitised Newspaper Archive website – the first indication that Kelcliffe might have originally … Continue reading
As part of the Geology project Mr David Leather MSc, a local geology expert, member of Yorkshire Geological Society and author of guide books on the Yorkshire Dales came to survey the Park in February – recommended by the Wharfedale … Continue reading
Following our success with receiving an Heritage Lottery Fund, All Our Stories Grant (there were over 1,000 applications and 542 were successful), we now have four research projects running to look at the history of the Park site, and its … Continue reading
The Friends Of Parkinson’s Park can now buy either a fleece or polo shirt with our own logo, which has been designed by Ian Hobson. The items are availale from Wharfedale Embroidery in Otley. However, if you are interested in … Continue reading
Inspired by the example of Incredible Edible, Sue Jackson and Steve Magson have created some raised beds near the Farm Gate Entrance, to plant herbs and other produce. Just one of the tasks completed by the ‘friends’ on the first … Continue reading
Saturday 2nd March; what a beautiful sunny spring morning, and what better time to celebrate the “official” bin naming ceremony at the end of Hillside Avenue. After many months of negotiation and perseverance the new bin has finally made it … Continue reading
On Saturday March 2nd a working party will be out on the Park picking litter, planting some saplings and carrying our other jobs as needed. All are welcome. Meet at the Farm Gate on Kelcliffe Lane at about 09:30.